A bank’s ex-CEO who seeks severance pay lives to fight another day after a Norfolk federal judge rejected the bank’s preemptive strike. When Scott C. Harvard demanded the severance payment, Shore Bank, his former employer, filed suit in federal court ...Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security published a new form for verifying employment eligibility on March 8, and every business in America needs to pay attention. “This affects every U.S. employer,” said Christine Mehfoud, an immigration lawyer in Richmond. Form I-9 ...
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Virginia Lawyers Media, publishers of Virginia Lawyers Weekly and the Virginia Medical Law Report, has announced the Class of 2013 of “Influential Women of Virginia.” This awards program, now in its fifth year, recognizes the outstanding efforts of women in ...
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Attorneys for the families of two Virginia Tech students killed in an April 2007 campus massacre are renewing their bid to put the university’s president on trial. In a petition for rehearing, the attorneys are seeking a full state Supreme Court ...
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CHESAPEAKE (AP) — A court hearing is set in a legal battle between the state and an Iraq war veteran over his personalized license plate. Sean Bujno’s plate reads: “ICUHAJI,” which can be read to state: “I See You, Haji.” ...Read More »
A Virginia consumer lawyer says a judge’s hefty fee award in an otherwise small-value used car case will encourage lawyers to stand up for consumers even when the stakes are small. Loudoun County Circuit Judge Thomas D. Horne awarded $8,000 ...Read More »
The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that an employer committed an unfair labor practice — or ULP — by failing to respond “in a reasonably timely manner” to a union information request concerning bargaining-unit employees, even though the information ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide a case that may have a significant impact on how employers approach defending claims under multiple federal employment laws. The issue is one that may appear technical but nonetheless is significant for ...Read More »